Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Man who showed RSS modern ways is Gadkari's guide now - dnaindia.com



Nistula Hebbar / DNA

BJP president Nitin Gadkari is yet to announce his team of office bearers, but one appointment was announced almost simultaneously with his ascension to the post: his political advisor Vinay Sahasrabuddhe.

The party has a tradition of influential men occupying the office opposite the BJP president’s room at the party headquarters. Sahasrabuddhe is one in the line of Sudheendra Kulkarni who was attached to LK Advani and Sudhanshu Trivedi who assisted Rajnath Singh. But he is more of an insider than Sudheendra Kulkarni ever could be, and has more mileage as an RSS think tank than Sudhanshu Trivedi.

An Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) member of the 1970s, and one of the founders of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini— dedicated to training political workers—he is one RSS man, who amalgamates the modern with RSS ideology.

A soft-spoken intellectual, Sahasrabuddhe is known for a spartan lifestyle and love of literature.

Sahasrabuddhe is an expert in such crises. That the Mumbai University has awarded him a PhD for his thesis, ‘Political Parties as Victims of Populism and Electoral Compulsions: A Quest for Systemic Solutions’, explains it. As soon as he took over the as the political advisor, he has been planning drastic changes in the party functioning like making senior BJP leaders adopt social causes, an austere executive meet, and training party workers.

पशु वध पर साहिबाबाद में बवाल - Desh Localnews - Desh - LiveHindustan.com



साहिबाबाद में सिंकदरपुर गांव के पास मंगलवार सुबह खाली प्लाट में वर्ग विशेष की आस्था से जुड़े पशुओं के अवशेष पड़े मिलने से बवाल हो गया। हिन्दू संगठनों के साथ गुस्साए लोग सड़कों पर उतर आए। उग्र भीड़ ने हाइवे जाम कर दिया। वाहन तोड़फोड़ डाले। अफसरों ने जैसे-तैसे समझाकर लोगों को शांत किया। इस मामले में डीआईजी ने लापरवाही को लेकर चौकी इंचार्ज को लाइन हाजिर कर दिया है। प्रतिबंधित पशुओं की हत्या के आरोप में पुलिस ने पसौंडा के पार्षद सहित कई लोगों के खिलाफ एफआईआर दर्ज कर ली है।

शिवसैनिकों के गैर मराठियों पर हमले तेज - khaskhabar


महाराष्ट्र में गैर मराठियों के मुद्दे पर शिवसैनिकों का घमासान तेज हो गया है। सोमवार को महाराष्ट्र नव निर्माण सेना प्रमुख राज ठाकरे ने अपनी पार्टी की एक बैठक में कहा कि महाराष्ट्र में नौकरी केवल उन्हीं लोगों को दो जो इस राज्य में जन्में है ठाकरे ने कहा मराठी भाषा बोलना लिखना और पढना आने से ही काम नही चलेगा मुम्बई में उसे ही नौकरी दी जानी चाहिए जो इस राज्य में जन्मे हो। इसके साथ ही राज ठाकरे ने पार्टी के उन सदस्यों की आलोचना की जिन्होंने पिछले सप्ताह उत्तर भारतीय टैक्सी ड्राइवर को मराठी सिखाने के लिए किताबे बांटी थी।

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ब्राह्मण हिन्दू समाज का मेरुदण्ड है जिसे सांसारिक भोग विलास कभी आकर्षित नहीं करता। वह तपस्या के बल पर समाज को सुव्यवस्थित बनाये रखता है इसलिए उठो, जागो और जहां हो वहीं से आगे बढ़ कर भटक रहे समाज को रास्ता दिखाओ। उक्त बातें ब्राह्मण उत्थान समिति के वरिष्ठ उपाध्यक्ष विजय नारायण मिश्र ने पं. विश्वनाथ उपाध्याय की छठवीं पुण्य तिथि पर आयोजित श्रद्धांजलि सभा को सम्बोधित करते हुए कहीं।

भड़कीले डांस पर मचा बवाल-न्यूज़-विडियो-NavBharat Times


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Beware lovers! Dont flaunt your love in public on Valentine's day, you may invite the wrath of the Hindu fundamentalists!, whats new? It had always been there ever since the Sri Rama Sene was born! One may retort.  But this time it is going to be more vigorous and more pronounced. Workers of Sri Rama Sene will be on the move day and night not just on Valentine's day but two days prior to that and perhaps a day after also. Three days of hell for those free radical lovers in Mangalore!

Questioning the “vision” behind Zakir Naik’s “Peace” | TwoCircles.net


By A. Faizur Rahman for TwoCircles.net
Chennai witnessed a rare show of Shia-Sunni unity when the Chief Qazis of both these communities lodged a joint complaint with the authorities against Dr. Zakir Naik’s Peace Exhibition and had it shifted from Chennai to the outskirts of the city. The Qazis had actually wanted a total ban on the exhibition but the organisers managed to get permission, apparently after accepting to abide by the strict conditions imposed by the law enforcing agencies. The case of the Sunni Qazi was that Zakir Naik showed disrespect to Prophet Muhammad while the Shia Qazi objected to Naik’s eulogizing of Yazeed, who, according to the Shias, was responsible for the assassination of Iman Hussian, the grandson of the Prophet.

To be fair to Zakir Naik, the “disrespect” he showed to the Prophet was unintentional and a genuine slip of the tongue for which he promptly apologised. But his remarks on Yazeed were certainly unwarranted given the uneasy peace that exists between the Shias and the Sunnis.
Naik must also take cognizance of the fact that the moderate majority of the Muslim community is upset with him for promoting Salafism in the name of Islam. The recent debate pertaining to his “Peace” conference on Twocircles.net was reflective of this perception wherein many Muslim writers condemned the streaks of “extremism” and “Salafism” inherent in the “vision” that is propagated through the Peace Convention. A dispassionate analysis of the ideology of those behind the concept of this exhibition certainly gives the impression that the accusations against this event are not without basis.
Answering a non-Muslim in the Guftagu programme on QTV as to why Muslim countries do not allow people of other religions to propagate their faith, Zakir Naik said that Islam being the only true religion, and all other religions being totally false, the question of allowing either Christians or Hindus to build Churches or Temples to propagate their religion in a Muslim country does not arise. But on the other hand, he said, the Muslims, as a matter of right, were entitled to propagate their faith in non-Muslim countries because "we are trying to get them to the right path of Islam."

Cannot confirm or deny any Indian’s involvement in 26/11: PC

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    • Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said he cannot confirm or deny the involvement of any Indian in the November 26, 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.
    • He was replying to a question on whether an Indian national Syed Zabiuddin Syed Zakiuddin Ansari was present in Lashkar-e-Taiba’s control room during the attack.

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